Sofia Richie has been known to the world as Lionel Richie's daughter, Nicole Richie's half-sister, and Justin Bieber's bae. Now, the aspiring model is ready to step out into the world on her own terms, and she's doing it in a big way—scoring the latest cover of Complex.

You may have first heard about Richie through her famous family, her Yeezy Season 4 runway appearance, or her tabloid romances, but you've never seen this side of the up-and-coming star. For our December 2016/January 2017 issue, Richie spoke with Complex contributor Rebecca Haithcoat about her life, loves, and burgeoning career—while still maintaining cool and calculated distance in the face of pressing questions about rumors and hearsay concerning the L.A. "It Girl." Indeed, while Richie is part of a social media-fuelled generation of celebrity and stardom, her canny approach to her image distinguishes herself from other New Hollywood stars who won't hesitate to broadcast the most intimate details of their lives. 

Don't miss out on this story about Richie, her faith, her friendships, the harassment she faced while dating Bieber, and how she aspires to be more than a famous last name. Buy the December 2016/January 2017 issue of Complex now!

 

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